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Feb 10, 2013 9:00pm CST
endorsements from u.s. representatives bobby rush and danny davis in the special 2nd congressional district democratic primary. they both cited kelly's support for tougher gun laws. kelly is one of 16 democrats in the race. the governor visited a south side church today to make his case for raising the minimum wage in illinois and.... >> there is something wrong if someone works 40 hours a week and lives in poverty >> he wants to raise the minimum wage in illinois to $10 an hour . >> i think it is important that working people get peight paid a fair wagpaid a fair wage >> she worries employers will be even more reluctant to hire if this passes >> some people think it will be a wage killer... >> it has been very frustrating trying to look for a job... >> she would rather see lawmakers focused on communities like this one were no longer hiring >> chicago's flu season appears to be slowing down. city health officials says we hit our peak about a month ago. fresh flu-tracking data shows a general decline in the seasonal virus across the city, state and most parts of the country. during the week
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Feb 13, 2013 12:00pm CST
year 34,000 u.s. troops will come home from afghanistan. >> i think that is will really tug at the heart strings of most americans who were watching. >> michele obama was choked up. they stopped short of criticizing the presentpresident. an assault weapon did not kill her. that is the heart of the debate. there were several members of congress that brought victims of gun violence or survivors there last night. this is not an issue about assault weapons. that is not the issue. it is not about assault weapons. proposed >> those are being put forth. their chicago critic to live in these neighborhoods is a those proposals will not help them. those are coming from the reaction in newtown and aurora. >>hadiy changea is the face of that debat a little bit. changea is the face of that debate a little bit. >> if there is one overarching theme is that the president was selling the idea that the government can improve the life of everyday americans. >> >> first half of the speech was sort of a traditional state of the union. along a list. tell will say that mark or rubio and his comments he s
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Feb 5, 2013 12:00pm CST
comment to the paper. but she told wgn, she has hired former u.s. attorney dan webb to represent her. president obama has signed-off on legislation to avoid a default on federal loans. the measure extends the federal government's ability to borrow new money through mid-may. it effectively suspends the 16- point-four trillion dollar debt ceiling in the meantime. in exchange. the bill requires congress to pass a budget by mid-april or have lawmakers' pay withheld. the budget for 2014 was supposed to be delivered by the president to congress yesterday but insiders say it'll probably be delayed until sometime in march. the u-s justice deparment has filed a civil lawsuit against the "standard and poor's" credit rating agency. the lawsuit accuses s-and-p of ingoring credit risks in order to favor the interests of large investment banks and others. s-and-p and other credit rating agencies have been criticized for giving high ratings to subprime and other mortgage securities. which lost value and contributed to the financial crisis. s-and-p officials denied any wrongdoing. according to a new
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Feb 18, 2013 9:00pm CST
year. the race will be held on october 13th this year. entry fees are 175- dollars for u.s. runners. you can register at chicago marathon.com. the cure to some diseases may be somewhere out there. coming up in the medical watch, how outter space may hold the key to healing. lady gaga spotted on michigan avenue but she wasn't walking. she was in a wheelchair. there was widespread concern practice could lead to breast cancer but a study of 67,000 women in israel fog will link between breast cancer and ivf. there was a slightly elevated threat of ovarian cancer. studying in space could give scientists a grounding in to see spirit biological experiments from the international space station. she has already found a way to slow bacteria here are. they are using ways to research the effect of microgravity on disease causing organisms. researchers tracked 600 families aged three to five. have switched from aggressive violent content and instead watched educational program showing tolerance and diversity. after six months the children increased their pro social activities and were more likel
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Feb 9, 2013 9:00pm CST
. senator murkowski says the u.s. should approve the keystone x-l pipeline project which would run from canada to texas. she is also calling for streamlining epa regulations... and investing more in research. >> protests in six cities in ireland today... demonstrating against austerity measures taken by the government because of the country's severe economic problems. this protest in dublin had an estimated 60,000 demonstrators march through the streets of the country's capitol. they were speaking-out against budget cuts and the national debt burden. it was six years ago that the financial crisis hit ireland... plunging ireland's banking system into a debt spiral. today's demonstrations were organized by irish trade unions. >> in a small town in south africa today, a funeral was held for a teenage girl who was brutally raped and mutilated by a gang of men... one of whom was her friend. the family of 17 year old anene (ah-neen') booysen (boy'-sen) asked authorities not to reveal details of her death... because her injuries were so horrific. she lived long enough to identify one of t
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Feb 2, 2013 9:00pm CST
18 23 extra shot number... 3 a powerful earthquake has struck the northern japanese island. the u.s. geological survey says it had a magnitude of 6.9. no reports of any injuries or major damage. authorities in japan say there is no danger of the tsunami. nearby nuclear power plants have not reported any problems as a result >> the new york woman who disappeared while vacationing alone in turkey has been found dead. turkish police discovered the body of 33-year old sarai sierra in a poorer section of istanbul. local police say there is evidence of stab wounds...but u.s. authorities say the investigation is still in its early stages. sierra was an amateur photogtahper and married mother of two children. her family says she kept in touch every day, by skype and text. they lost contact with her on january 21st, the day she was supposed to leave turkey. police in ankara, turkey say this surveillance video shows a suicide bomber, walking toward the u-s embassy on friday before blowing himself up. he's seen carrying a delivery envelope... posing as a courier. that suicide bombing killed a
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Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm CST
. i do rely on the u.s. post office mail. he is not happy about the upcoming changes that take effect august 1st. chicago district post offices will you to know that the other saturday services will continue. if you're giving medicine on saturday you're going to continue to get your medicine on saturday. if you're looking for a package from saturday you'll continue to see that package on saturday. and they're hoping that they will be able to phase this in. through attrition there might be summed elimination. we are hoping there will not be any massive changes. we hope to talk to the unions later on in the day. we will have the very latest in the evening as. law >> i've with more on why there was a delay the police are crediting several agencies as working together. he is arrested monday over seven hours. police said witnesses able to provide a description of the suspect. more importantly that witness was able to give them a partial license plate number that police were able to use to track him down. he is suspected of 15 robberies in eight different cities crossing county lines. right
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Feb 8, 2013 12:00pm CST
catastrophic damage. the u.s. ps posted $1.3 billion in losses. that is despite cutting costs by almost 10%. that is after an announced the elimination of saturday mail. that change will begin in august. because saved $2 billion each year. stocks are now are advancing his european leaders came to a budget agreement. an update on the possible merger between u.s. airways and american airlines. sources are telling reuters that the parties may work on finalizing a deal over the weekend. an agreement could come as early as tuesday. if the carriers combine it would create the world's largest carrier in terms of passenger traffic. a could put fliers at a disadvantage since there would be less competition and looking for tickets. the wall street journal says it sold for 99% of the seller's original asking price. that is the highest percentage. 81 days on average. coming up next trying to diminish the stigma. lurie children's opens the region's first gender identity clinic. and live music this midday from stellar road! they're on stage at the cubby bear on addison on valentine's day! i gave birth t
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Feb 3, 2013 9:00pm CST
most lethal sniper in u.s. history," and was an outspoken advocate for war veterans. "my only regrets are the guys i couldn't save. that's what keeps me up at night. but every shot i took, i felt extremely justified." police arrested 25-year-old eddie ray routh... a former marine who is believed to have left the service in 2010, according to a u-s military official. the erath county sheriff says the three men apparently went to the gun range together. after the shooting authorities say routh retreated to his sister's house and told her about the incident. she then called police and after a short pusuit, routh was arrested. he is now facing capital murder and two other charges. chris kyle and chad littlefield were both invovled in helping veterans with p-t-s-d... however, it is uncertain whether routh was a veteran they were counseling. "i don't know that we'll ever know. i mean, he's the only one that knows that. but at this point, he hasn't made any comments to law enforcement as to why he did it." travis cox knew both kyle and littlefield, and remembers them as men with a vi
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Feb 13, 2013 9:00pm CST
offer incentives for businesses to bring manufacturing to the u.s.. when our middle class is growing and thriving make sure that their kids are doing even better than them that's the american dream. the president had to apply to georgia tomorrow friday he will visit hyde park academy. purposely set fire to the lake bear cabin in california the suspected cop killer christopher darner officials quickly denied that charge but it's still unclear police called for burners and moving forward with a burn plan experts say that burners' is actually tear gas l.a. times' sources reporting tonight that the fire may have been started after a more intense teargas was tossed. still no confirmation that it was found on that person's. carnival expected to poland to port in alabama tomorrow the mayor says that his city is ready for the influx of people professionals will be standing by to treat anyone with health issues air-conditioning has been out for days toilets are overflowing there is sewage on the hallways. joining us now from mobile alabama tonight what time is that crippled ship expected to r
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Feb 1, 2013 9:00pm CST
website. coming up hilary clinton's last day as head diplomat of the u.s. state department. what she told the troops. how we celebrate groundhog day. for over 75 years people have saved money with...ohhh... ...with geico... ohhh...sorry! director's voice: here we go. from the top. and action for over 75 years people have saved money with gecko so.... director's voice: cut it! ...what...what did i say? gecko? i said gecko? aw... for over 75 year...(laughs. but still trying to keep it contained) director's voice: keep it together. i'm good. i'm good. for over 75...(uncontrollable laughter). what are you doing there? stop making me laugh. vo: geico. saving people money for over seventy-five years. gecko: don't look at me. don't look at me. [ washer and dryer sounds ] for the things you can't wash, freshen them with febreze. ♪ ♪ because febreze doesn't just cover up odors... it penetrates deep into fabrics to eliminate odors and leaves a light fresh scent. just another way febreze helps you breathe happy. [ female announcer ] switch to swiffer wetjet, and you'll dump your old mop. bu
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Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm CST
. time now for the answer to today's trivia question. we asked: on this day in 1964, the first u.s. beatles concert was at carnegie hall in new york. what was the largest venue where the beatles performed live? a. woodstock b. shea stadium c. candlestick park the answer: b. shea stadium. it seats 56,000 people. the beatles sold it out in 1965, and played to 46,000 there in 1966. it is just incredible. it is kind of cool and brought out there. uc the 42-no ma. that is the milder air that is coming for our area tomorrow. there is the cold they're gathering up to the north. ready to make a move on us. here is the forecast. that is a moderate band of cold. down comes the cold arctic air that hits over the weekend. keeping daytime highs in the '20s. we bring in a storm system. the first of two out into the midwest. some more coal there comes down. another storm comes in later next week. he they're one of these could be small producers. here's our forecast. we keep the clouds into the evening hours. tomorrow will creep up after 20s tonight. will creep up close to 40 degrees probably in t
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Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm CST
this video claiming the decoded a u.s. reconnaissance drone planes. it shows the u.s. base inside afghanistan and several other aerial shots. there reportedly drawn lost in december 2011. they insist they captured that missing plane. thethe obama administration hands over to the senate intelligence committee today. a classified document that justifies the killing of americans who are members of al-qaeda. the justice department memo says the u-s government may kill any american overseas. if a high- ranking government official believes they are top operatives for the terror group. the document says the government doesn't need to wait until an attack on america is imminent. the white house is sharing the memo in response to complaints about the secrecy of its drone policy. the obama administration hands over to the senate intelligence committee today. a classified document that justifies the killing of americans who are members of al-qaeda. expected to face. he is also expected to explain his role in the detention and interrogation role. new jersy governor chris christie is blasting
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Feb 14, 2013 12:00pm CST
street can be traced to the cartel. chicago now held for the u.s. distribution and a source of much of the gun violence plaguing our streets today. >> you can say that he virtually has his finger print on the gun s and killing the children of the city. he has sales agents in chicago. managers of distribution. debt collectors. that, and fans in forces operating right now. forbes named him the 63rd most powerful person in the world. he is worth about a billion dollars. it is believed he is in a remote hideaway in western mexico. officials hope that it will put pressure on authorities to capture him. encouraging people in chicago to come forward with information. there is a five men in dollar reward. >> reporting live. the mayor is in washington today with the delegation. a bipartisan luncheon. delegation members and the mayor will discuss on going methods. he is the chair of a senate subcommittee which held a hearing this week. he asked the mother if he could rename. a spokesperson said the teen's parents were receptive to the idea and will work with the office on the legislation. >> pen
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Feb 17, 2013 9:00pm CST
sands from canada through the great plains to u.s. refineries. environmentalists strongly oppose the project... one scientist calling it "game over" for the planet. supporters say it will create thousands of jobs and decrease u.s. dependency on oil from other, less friendly nations. 60 thousand marriage licenses are issued each year in the chicago area.. and some prospective brides and grooms got a look at the latest in wedding fashions and trends today. the "windy city wedding show" was held at carnivale restaurant. bridal salons, formal wear companies, travel agencies and wedding planners were among those exhibiting at the event. the wedding show was held just days after the state senate approved a bill that would allow same sex marriage in illinois. we are really celebrating a huge triumph... they have been working really hard to make this happen for everybody >> the same-sex marriage bill now moves on to the house aware is expected to face a tougher fight >> the new watch-word in washington is "sequester". next, lawmakers weigh in on the looming manditor spending cuts that will t
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Feb 5, 2013 9:00pm CST
it relies too heavily on tax increases. the u.s. government can use lethal force against an american overseas if that person is a senior operational leader of and al-of al-qaeda or its affiliates. several of them did kill americans in 2011 he was in yemen american but never charged with a crime grand plans for the town where osama bin laden's lived $30 million park would include watersports many sports and pair guiding the private venture is expected to take five years to complete. a course that was rescued at the last moment will now have a lasting legacy meet the woman who saved the thoroughbreds life. and the story behind a chicago restaurant. more of us are saying goodbye to facebook at least for a period of time. [ male announcer ] susan writes children's books. when she's happy, she writes about bunnies. when she's sad she writes about goblins. [ balloon pops, goblin growling ] she wrote a lot about goblins after getting burned in the market. but she found someone to talk to and gained the confidence to start investing again. ♪ ♪ and that's what you call a storyboo
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Feb 6, 2013 9:00pm CST
the population information was combined with current and future population rates from u.s. census data to determine the startling future projections. this is one of the 10,000 chicagoans being followed through the ongoing project an active healthy 75 year-old who has just completed her first novel she is hoping to help write another story. i am curious to know exactly where it will lead me i want to know what happens to other people. i can't believe it, this is awful, >> the next depp is to study patients and their families as well it looks like we need to prepare for everything in the weather department. rain sleet ice, snow. [ washer and dryer sounds ] for the things you can't wash, freshen them with febreze. ♪ ♪ because febreze doesn't just cover up odors... it penetrates deep into fabrics to eliminate odors and leaves a light fresh scent. just another way febreze helps you breathe happy. and...done. did you just turn your ringer off so no one would interrupt us? oh no, i... just used my geico app to get a tow truck. it's gonna be 30 minutes. oh, so that means that we won't
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Feb 19, 2013 12:00pm CST
experts about a new mysterious sars-like virus that could affect patients here in the u.s. i remember the day my doctor said i had diabetes. there's a lot i had to do... watch my diet. stay active. start insulin... today, i learned there's something i don't have to do anymore. my doctor said that with novolog® flexpen® i don't have to use a syringe and a vial or carry a cooler. flexpen® comes prefilled with fast-acting insulin used to help control high blood sugar when you eat. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. no drawing from a vial. you should eat a meal within 5 to 10 minutes after injecting novolog® (insulin aspart [rdna origin] injection). do not use if your blood sugar is too low or if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. the most common side effect is low blood sugar which may cause symptoms such as sweating shakiness confusion, and headache. severe low blood sugar can be serious and life-threatening. ask your health care provider about alcohol use operating machinery, or driving. other possible side effects include injection site reactions and low pot
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Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm CST
scientists say about 20- thousand people in the u.s. die each year from cancer related to alcohol consumption. the study found that for women alcohol was most commonly linked to breast cancer. for men, cancers of the mouth throat and esophagus were associated with alcohol. researchers in finland say vitamin c does help ward off a cold but only if you exercise regularly. they studied more than 11- thousand people and found that the vitamin did help people, but only those who worked out on a regular basis. according to researchers: vitamin c had no real impact on so-called "couch potatoes." they also found that children were more responsive to the vitamin than adults. diets rich in vitamin c can include orange juice starwberries and kiwis. lunchbreak is next. on the menu oatmeal. you know our next guest from season five on bravo's "top chef". fabio viviani is here with a heart healthy oatmeal recipe! you're not my dad ahh!! hey honey, back feels better little dancing tonight, you and me? dr. scholl's pro inserts relieve different types of lower body pain by treating at the source so
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